Allen is an every-down lineman who had 28 sacks in four seasons despite often playing on the interior.
When it comes to the 2017 NFL Draft's QB class, five passers are generally regarded as first-round possibilities, and therefore options for the Cardinals. WR Corey Davis, Tennessee Titans:Davis has agreed to terms on his rookie contract with the Titans, the team announced on July 29. If the Browns lock him in at one position, he has Pro-Bowl ability. We will be updating the first round results in real time and providing instant analysis. CB Adoree' Jackson, Tennessee Titans:Signed rookie contract on May 23, the team announced. Follow Nate Davis on Twitter @ByNateDavis. The combine exposed a lack of eye-popping athletic traits for the 6-6, 277-pounder, but he'll nevertheless be an asset for a Dallas D that needs edge presence and must generate more pressure in front of a secondary undergoing a near-complete overhaul. Welcome to the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft! He turned in a subpar rookie performance at 54.1 overall before really rebounding in 2018 with an overall grade of 81.6 and a coverage grade of 84.6. Tampa Bay Buccaneers — O.J. In 2019, Maye intercepted or broke up seven passes while allowing just nine receptions as the primary coverage defender. Green, adding to their new wealth at wideout with Brandon LaFell and Tyler Boyd. Still, Ross is more than just a track star. Slam dunk pick for Cleveland's ongoing rebuild. The infrequency of passes targeting Hooker as the primary coverage defender plays into that, but he’s also shown a knack for making instinctive plays deep. A lot of people probably still remember Williams for the play he made — or rather, didn’t make — at the end of the Saints’ playoff loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Kicker ï»¿Josh Lamboï»¿ is likely done for the season after aggravating his gluteus medius muscle, Ian Rapoport reports. After getting Thomas to and make plays on their three-man front, Foster will clean up against the run on the next level. Adams spends most of his time causing disruption in the box, but he has also shown the ability to play in the slot, at free safety and even as an edge rusher on the line of scrimmage. 18. McKinley is on the comeback from shoulder surgery, but he's a high-motor player who further burnishes a promising young defense on the rise under Dan Quinn.
The wide receiver position didn’t go according to plan for the Raiders this offseason after trading for Antonio Brown and signing Tyrell Williams in free agency.
Bolles overcame a lot of adversity to become the first offensive lineman taken in the draft. The Lions needed to go defense no matter what with this pick, and getting a linebacker to fly upfield and stop the run was a priority. And not just a receiver out of the backfield — a receiver in the slot and out wide. The three-year man out of Louisiana Tech is coming off the best season of his career in coverage, as he earned a 78.0 coverage grade in 2019.
The Browns take the Swiss Army Knife. His 1.71 yards per route run over the past two seasons ranks eighth among qualifying tight ends — he would add a new element to the Steelers’ offense from the tight end position.
I kept trades out of this redraft with the exception of this one.
ET with only the first round (32 total picks) on opening night. Great value here for New Orleans, as long as he can stay healthy and avoid the hamstring injuries that plagued him at Ohio State. The Chargers, who have had struggles on the offensive line for a decade, would welcome Ramczyk with open arms to start opposite Russell Okung and hopefully provide them some stability up front. That’s a shame because Williams has developed into one of the league’s best free safeties. 1 cornerback and one of the better young players at the cornerback position in the NFL. New coach Sean McDermott, who specializes in defense, begins putting his imprint on a team that actually ranked a highly respectable sixth against the pass in 2016. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net.
Analysis of the 2017 NFL draft's first round, which took place Thursday night in Philadelphia: 1. New GM John Lynch trades down and gets the player they wanted while adding a handful of extra draft picks. A 6-4, 272-pounder, Garrett averaged more than 10 sacks per season during his three years in the SEC and produced in 2016 despite playing a good chunk of the campaign with a high ankle sprain. The Titans love Davis nevertheless, obviously willing to make him third-year QB Marcus Mariota's new No. Woods finds a home again with the Cowboys, only this time it comes as a first-round pick rather than a sixth-round selection. But he also flashed sub-4.4 speed at his pro day and has put plenty of proof on film that he can cover effectively over the middle or in the deep half of the field. LB Jarrad Davis, Detroit Lions:SignedÂ a rookie contract.
Pittsburgh Steelers — T.J. Watt, OLB, Wisconsin: After their defense fell apart in the AFC Championship Game, Pittsburgh needed another difference maker on its defense. The entire event will take place outdoors for the first time in the draft’s 82-year history, with the draft picks being announced in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the famous “Rocky” steps. That means the biggest omissions will come at the running back position in what was a very deep class. There is no offset language in the contract, Rapoport added. A great value selection for Dallas this late in the first-round.
Woods has been solid as the Cowboys’ free safety each of the past two years, and providing average to above-average play at safety like Woods has is inherently valuable to a defense. That's great news for Houston, which has gone 9-7 in all three of coach Bill O'Brien's seasons but has yet to be a real factor come playoff time.
A high school high jump champ, he may have more intriguing upside than even O.J. At 6-4, 246 pounds, Njoku could be next in a long line of great 'Canes tight ends. He was immediately quarantined and is being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Questions about the status of Allen’s shoulder caused him to drop, but the Redskins, after strongly considering Dalvin Cook, should be happy to have Allen helping anchor their 3-4 front. The Browns trade down in order to double down on defense. He would fit nicely on a Buffalo defense that has since become one of the league’s best groups. Our exclusive database, featuring the most in-depth collection of NFL player performance data. The Ravens made some splashes this season by adding pieces like Earl Thomas and Marcus Peters to their secondary, but the biggest part of the base that they were adding to was Humphrey. 17.
Passing on McCaffrey might rub some fans in Charlotte the wrong way, but if given the choice, the Panthers should be taking a shutdown cornerback like White over McCaffrey 10 times out of 10. This is not a prediction of what would happen if each team went back to April of 2017 with the knowledge that they have now. Green. As one of two selections in the first round of this redraft that remained the same, the Saints nailed the Lattimore pick. Arizona Cardinals — Haason Reddick, LB, Temple: If the Cards were ever seriously interested in taking QB Carson Palmer's successor in Round 1, Houston's trade probably forced a change of direction. Kyle Allenï»¿'s 2020 season is finished. Per Rapoport, the deal is worth $8.65 million ($7.12 million fully guaranteed), with a $5.4 million signing bonus. Unfortunately for the 49ers, Kittle isn’t going to last until the 146th overall pick anymore. Shoulder and hernia surgeries sidelined Hooker the last few months, likely depressing his stock a bit.
The injury will require a four-month recovery but isn't as bad as feared. He didn't test well at the combine in terms of athletic measurables, but his intensity and motor will surely play well for a city that loves high-effort defenders. DE Derek Barnett, Philadelphia Eagles The Eagles and Derek Barnett have agreed to terms on a four-year contract, the team announced. New York Jets — Jamal Adams, S, LSU: A logical and safe pick for a secondary that disintegrated in 2016. Analysis of the 2017 NFL draft's first round, which took place Thursday night in Philadelphia: 1.
The margins are smaller than most would think, though.